Notices – 21st October 2018



Station Masses

Station for Garryhankard & Clashanimud at Mary & Connie Kelleher’s on Monday 22nd October at 8pm.  Station for Kilmore/Brinny 10th November at 11am at Michael Murphy’s.  Station for Ballymountain South, Farnagow & Knockroe at Mary Casey’s and Anthony Dempsey’s on Friday 16th November at 8pm.  If you want to have a Station Mass please contact Fr. Finbarr.


We pray for Mick McCarthy, Ballymountain South, Joan Bernard, Innishannon, Donal & Nellie O Leary, Halfway/Model Farm Road, Elizabeth Madden, Riverstick, John Barrett, The Village and Goretti LeBlanc, Skevanish.

Innishannon Church

Readers List available in the church.

Extra Collection

There will be an extra collection on Thursday 1st November for the Feast of All Saints.

The Blessing of Graves

St. James Cemetery, Chetwynd, Togher (Off the Bandon Road) on Sunday 4th November at 3pm.  All Welcome.

Is God Calling You To Be A Priest?

Come and see, Exploring Priesthood Retreat, 23/24th November in Mount St. Anne’s, Killenard near Portarlington.  For those who do not drive, transport will be made available to collect you from Portarlington or Portlaoise bus/train stations.  There is a small cost of €30 towards meals/accommodation.  Call 01-5053118 or email

Knockavilla National School

Staff, Pupils & Parents of Knockavilla N.S., would like to send all our best wishes to our girls that are playing in the Sciath na Scol Football final v’s Rathpeacon on Monday 22nd October in Pairc Uí Chaoimh at 1pm.  Cailíní Abú!!

Knockavilla National School Parents Association Coffee Morning

Knockavilla National School Parent’s Association, will be holding a Coffee Morning in aid of the Irish Cancer Society on Sunday 4th November in Knockavilla Hall at 11am. Lots of yummy treats & cakes and all are welcome. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Friendship Club

Oct 25th: Exercise with Noel.  Transport provided, new members welcome.  Call Kathleen 087-7613184/Assumpta 087-9578127.

Valley Rovers, Wear My Style

Wear my Style, Innishannon House Hotel on Friday 23rd November at 8pm. Music by Richie Butler. In aid of Valley Rovers Development Fund, Hosted by Helen of Daily Diva Diary.

Valley Rovers Club Gear – Christmas Order Night

The Christmas order night for Valley Rovers Club Gear will take place on Sat. 20th Oct, between 7pm & 8:30pm, downstairs in the Innishannon Hall.  Club gear will also be available to purchase on the night.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

GAA Lotto is on Sunday 21st October 2018 in Barrett’s Bar.  Jackpot €3,650.  No Jackpot winner.  Last week’s numbers were 04-17-19-22.  Winners of €20: Sinead Curtin c/o O’Sullivans Centra, Ava Cullinane c/o Crossbarry Inn, Ml. John Murphy, Inchigeela, John Sugrue, Banteer, Grace & Conor Murphy c/o F.Kearney, John Murphy, Kilmore, Ann O’Mahony, Farnahoe, Paddy Clifford, Roselawn, Helen Harte, Ballinascarthy, Joe Crowley Jnr and Slievegullane.

Cork GAA Clubs Draw has great prizes with 10 prizes of €20,000, 10 year Premium Pairc Ui Caoimh Tickets & 19 other prizes of cash & hotel breaks in each of 12 monthly draws. Last year our members won €6,500 in prizes.  Tickets cost €100 or €10 per month for 10 months. Of this €45 is returned to the club to help fund the great sporting and recreational facilities being provided in our parish.  Support your club, join today and be in with a chance to win these fabulous prizes for less than €2 per week. First draw November 2nd 2018.   Contact Denis O Riordan 087-9096691 Paul Hoey 087-6196254 Claire O Shea 086-3470503 Ted O Donovan 086-8246827 or online at

Innishannon Parent & Toddler Group

Meet every Wednesday from 10-12am at the Innishannon Parish Hall. Enjoy a cup of tea, home baking and a chat with other parents while the kids play, do arts and crafts and some singing in a safe environment. Check out our Facebook page.

Castlelack I.C.A

Castlelack I.C.A are having Solicitor Eamonn Fleming of Fleming & Barrett Solicitors Bandon, to give a talk on wills & enduring powers of attorney. It’s on in Castlelack Social Centre on Wed 24th of October at 8pm. All are welcome.

Charity Tea Dance

An Afternoon Tea Dance in aid of the Alzheimer’s Day Care Unit, Bandon will be held on Sunday, 21st October in Kilmacsimon Community Centre from 3-6pm.  Music by Kieran Cooke.  All are welcome.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Defibrillator Group

Are currently organising C.P.R and Defibrillator training for clubs /groups or any individual in the parish wishing to avail of it.  Our next general course will be held on Monday, November 12th in Upton, commencing at 6.30pm.  Club/group training can be organised to suit groups. These courses are led by trained personnel and you will receive a certificate [Irish Heart Foundation]   on completion.  For further information contact: Nora 086-2851553, Tom 086-8207540, Siobhán 087-6882265.

A note for your diary – our annual fundraising quiz will be held on Friday, January 25th 2019 in Barrett’s Bar, Innishannon.

Ennismore Retreat Centre

Presents, Healing our Grief & Transforming our Loss.  Patrick Sheehan MIAHIP.  Saturday 3rd November, 10.30 a.m. – 4.30p.m. Cost: €60 (Including lunch).  For booking/Information Tel: 021-4502520 E-mail:

Irish Blood Transfusion Service

102 Donors attended our Blood Donor Clinic in The Marian Hall.  This generosity and commitment to helping others is very much appreciated.  The precious gift of Blood brings life and hope to our hospital patients and their communities.